Car Ownership - Maintenance & Repair

  • How To Wash A Car

    How To Wash A Car

    Learning how to wash a car can be an easy and fun activity, especially on a hot day. Park out of direct sunlight and assemble the items you'll need: soap, two buckets, a good quality wash mitt (or two or......

  • How To Pack A Car Emergency Kit

    How To Pack A Car Emergency Kit

    How to pack a car emergency kit will depend on your location and driving habits. Before putting an item into your kit consider what kind of driving you do to determine if it makes sense. If you......

  • Checking Tire Pressure

    Checking Tire Pressure

    Here’s a question for you: when was the last time you checked the pressure in your tires? Yesterday? Last week? The last oil change on your vehicle? Checking the tire pressure is a very important......

  • Checking Tire Tread Depth and Wear

    Checking Tire Tread Depth and Wear

    Have you ever wondered if you have enough tread on your tires? How about knowing how much wear your tires currently have? Tak Uchino from Toyo Tires explains the importance of knowing these......

  • How To Check Tire Pressure And Inflate Tires

    How To Check Tire Pressure And Inflate Tires

    Every driver should know how to check tire pressure and how to inflate tires as these maintenance procedures are essential for the safe operation of your automobile. Checking tire......

  • Understanding A Tire Sidewall

    Understanding A Tire Sidewall

    255/35/R18 109V. Do you have any idea what that means? No? Well, it's an alphanumeric code found on the sidewall of a tire that gives crucial information about size, load capacity, maximum speed......

  • How To Gap Spark Plugs

    How To Gap Spark Plugs

    Knowing how to gap spark plugs is an important part of a tune-up procedure. The gap is the distance between the center electrode of the spark plug and its ground strap. Setting the spark plug gap......

  • How To Flush A Radiator

    How To Flush A Radiator

    Coolant loses its anti-corrosion properties over time, so its a good idea to do a cooling system flush every few years. Knowing how to flush a radiator could save you some money and prevent a trip to......

  • How To Test Car Battery

    How To Test Car Battery

    If you’ve been having problems getting your car started or it has been starting slowly your battery may be getting weak. Knowing how to test a car battery could prevent you from wasting money on......

  • How To Change Car Oil

    How To Change Car Oil

    Learning how to change the oil in your car is an easy way to get started doing your own auto maintenance and repairs. Oil change intervals should be listed in your owner’s manual but are normally......